EXTENDED with bigger discounts – the SWISS business class sale from the UK

SWISS has extended – until 12th July – its rather uncharacteristic deeply discounted Business Class sale from the UK.  The prices are EXCELLENT as long as two or more people travel together.

Some fares have been reduced even futher.  Bangkok is now just £1,230 compared with £1,529 last week.  Dar es Salaam is £1,399 (was £1,526).  Hong Kong is £1,280 (was £1,579).

New destinations have been added too – Havana at £1,396, Punta Cana at £1,396, Rio at £1,378, Sao Paulo at £1,307.

The fares are good for travel until 31st March 2018.

SWISS has a fantastic business class product, by all accounts.  I haven’t flown it – I was lucky to fly the excellent SWISS First Class product on my last two flights – but it looks great.

Swiss business class 1

The seat above is the most coveted – the layout is either 2-2-2 or 1-2-1 depending on row. The seat above, for which SWISS will charge you a fee to book (all other seat selection is free), is regarded as the ‘throne’.

Swiss business class

As you will need to be travelling with a partner to get these sale prices, however, one of the centre pairs above or a window pair will suit you just fine.

Swiss business class 3

This is the new extended list of fares on offer:

Tel Aviv – £577

Cairo – £671

Muscat – £977

Dubai – £1,028

Delhi – £1,079

Mumbai – £1,128

Beijing – £1,178

Shanghai – £1,178

Bangkok – £1,230 (was £1,529)

Nairobi – £1,278

Hong Kong – £1,280  (was £1,579)

Sao Paulo – £1,307

Singapore – £1,378

Rio – £1,378

Havana – £1,396

Punta Cana – £1,396

Johannesburg – £1,397

Dar es Salaam – £1,399  (was £1,526)

Johannesburg is a fantastic deal, as are the Indian, South American and Chinese routes.  The Middle East pricing is pretty good too although BA can get as low as £1,300 in a sale.

The miles you earn from these flights will go into Miles & More, the Lufthansa /  SWISS programme, or any other Star Alliance airline.  If you want the flexibility to top up your account, SAS and Singapore Airlines are Amex Membership Rewards transfer partners whilst Miles & More and United MileagePlus have their own UK credit cards.

You can depart from London Heathrow, London City, Manchester or Birmingham.

Here are the key dates:

Book by 12th July

Travel between 1st July and 31st March 2018

Minimum stay 3 days

No changes / no refunds

Blackout dates apply

The SWISS booking page is here.  Remember that you must book for TWO or more people to get this pricing.

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  1. I can see the Singapore rates are the same!

    Booked Singapore for 7th December – 1st January in the initial sale and its codeshare flights with Singapore Airlines A380 from Zurich.
    Not a bad price for Singapore airlines business class which is a far superior product!